COSHH Risk Assessment

COSHH Risk Assessment

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This course will teach candidates how to carry out a Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) risk assessment. Attendees will gain full knowledge and understanding of COSHH.

  • Reasons for conducting COSHH risk assessments
  • Main legislation relating to COSHH risk assessments
  • Competencies required of COSHH risk assessors
  • Hazardous substances and their effects on the body
  • Main classifications for hazardous substances
  • Interpreting information from safety data sheets
  • Use of workplace exposure limits
  • Factors affecting assessment of risk
  • Risk control strategies
  • Recording the findings of a COSHH risk assessment
  • Making recommendations based on the findings
  • Reviewing and revising a COSHH risk assessment

Assessment – BSC online risk assessment task

Successful candidates will receive a British Safety Council certificate.

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Course Description

The British Safety Council Level 2 Award in COSHH Risk Assessment will teach you how to carry out a Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) risk assessment in line with HSE approved code of practice.

Why you should attend this course

Control of substances hazardous to health (COSHH) is the law that requires employers to control substances that are hazardous to health.

Who should attend?

This course is aimed at those with responsibility for carrying out COSHH risk assessments in the workplace.

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